How to open Phone Link Notification Banners in the Mobile app or in Phone Link on Windows 11

Open notificaton banners in mobile app or phon link

The Phone Link app connects your phone and PC through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, allowing access to phone apps and data on your PC. This feature provides numerous controls like display of notifications, audio selection, unlinking phone, enabling auto-startup, and much more. By enabling notifications, users can access important updates from their phone on the PC, thus offering convenience during simultaneous usage.

This article explains how to access Phone Link notification banners in the mobile app or notifications in the Phone Link app.

The Phone Link app is a feature on Windows that allows you to link your phone and PC using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and access your phone’s apps and data from your PC. It lets you browse, play, order, chat, and more using your PC’s larger screen and keyboard while your phone stays in your pocket or desk.

With your phone connected to your PC, you can choose how to display notificationschoose to hear audio from the PC or phoneturn allow the phone link app to sync over mobile without Wi-Fi on or offunlink your phone from Windowsenable or disable auto startup for the phone link appsend and receive text messages from the appadd or remove Phone Link on the widgets boardturn dark mode on or offopen your phone screen in the appturn show notifications for all my apps on or offshow notifications in the Phone Link feature feed, enable or disable using Phone Link with Windows suggestions, and more.

When you enable notifications in the Phone Link app, you can open the notification banners in the mobile app or the notification panel within the Phone Link app.

Opening notification banners in the mobile app or notifications in Phone Link allows you to access important information and updates from your phone on your PC. This can be especially convenient if you are working on your PC and don’t want to check your phone for notifications constantly.

By linking your phone and PC through Phone Link, you can easily access and manage your phone’s notifications and apps from your PC using a larger screen and keyboard.

Open notification banners in the mobile app or Notifications in Phone Link

As mentioned above, users can open notification banners in the mobile app or notifications within the Phone Link app from their PC.

Here’s how to do that.

First, open the Phone Link app.

Then, choose to add your phone. If phones are connected to the Phone Link app, click the Settings button (gear) at the top right corner and select Features on the menu.

Phone Link Features settings

On the right of the Features settings page, under Notifications, select “Open notifications banners in” tile. Then, choose one of the following options to open notification banners:

  • The mobile app
  • Notification in Phone Link

Note: You won’t be able to change this setting without first enabling notifications for all apps.

Phone Link app open notification banners options

That should do it.


This post showed you how to change the “Open notification banners in” settings in the Phone Link app. Please use the comments form below if you find errors or have something to add.

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